Google Maps (Places API)

Find what you need by getting the latest information on businesses, including grocery stores, pharmacies and other important places with Google Maps.

Integrate the Google Maps (Places API) API with the Node API

Setup the Google Maps (Places API) API trigger to run a workflow which integrates with the Node API. Pipedream's integration platform allows you to integrate Google Maps (Places API) and Node remarkably fast. Free for developers.

Run Node Code with the Node API

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Overview of Google Maps (Places API)

The Google Maps (Places API) offers detailed information about physical locations, including places of interest, reviews, and other metadata. In Pipedream, you can leverage this API to create dynamic workflows that respond to location data. Whether you're building apps that track asset locations, automate location-based alerts, or provide users with local info, integrating with Google Maps can add a powerful spatial context to your services.

Connect Google Maps (Places API)

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    google_maps_platform: {
      type: "app",
      app: "google_maps_platform",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      method: "post",
      url: `https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/place/findplacefromtext/json`,
      params: {
        key: `${this.google_maps_platform.$auth.api_key}`,
        input: `Museum of Contemporary Art Australia`,
        inputtype: `textquery`,
      },
    })
  },
})

Connect Node

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// To use previous step data, pass the `steps` object to the run() function
export default defineComponent({
  async run({ steps, $ }) {
    // Return data to use it in future steps
    return steps.trigger.event
  },
})

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